Agricultural Business and Policy Extension

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Farm lease insights

Learn about various agricultural leases and what they mean to you.

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Managing farm labor

Learn how to manage labor on your farm from recruitment to termination.

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Farm succession planning resources

Transitioning a farm from one generation to the next should be viewed as a process not an event. Find resources to help your family get started.

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The Agricultural Business and Policy Extension program serves rural Missouri by helping farms, agribusinesses and communities understand their opportunities and challenges and to make informed decisions. The team is primarily focused on:

  • Helping farmers and agribusinesses with decision-making, financial management, taxes and risk mitigation;
  • Studying relevant industry and value-added agricultural issues;
  • Sharing how market fundamentals and trade policy may impact agricultural outlook;
  • Assessing diversification and new business opportunities for farms, businesses and commodity groups.
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